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No. 16 Florida State routs No. 7 Virginia 81-60 in ACC showdown


7 Virginia 81-60 on Monday night in a showdown between the top two teams in the Atlantic Coast Conference.


RaiQuan Gray had 15 points for the Seminoles (12-3, 8-2), and Walker made five of Florida State’s season-high 13 3-pointers – on 24 attempts.


Florida State has won 24 consecutive ACC home games dating to a victory over Clemson on Jan. 22, 2019.


Trey Murphy III had 13 points and Kihei Clark added 12 in the second half for Virginia (15-4, 11-2), which had won four in a row.


Gray and Walker had nine points apiece as the Seminoles went 6 of 10 from 3-point range on the way to a stunning 45-25 halftime lead.


Florida State showed off its depth and defense, securing its biggest win of the season with the type of shooting efficiency Virginia usually displays – going 29 of 58 (50%) from the floor.






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